NAT TEST #1 Chapters 1 through 6

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  1. Give at least one example of an Activity of Daily Living (ADL)
    Eating, walking, Bathing, Grooming, dressing, tolite
  2. True or False  The "captain" of the health care team is the doctor.
  3. 3. If my nursing assistant skills have been tested and approved, I will be able to add which term in front of my title of nursing assistant?
    A. Intelligent
    B. Advanced
    C. Certified
    D. Qualified
    C. Certified
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. 4. True or False  A nursing assistant's typical duties include inserting and removing indwelling urinary catheters.
  5. 5. A nursing assistant provides basic nursing care under the supervision of a
    RN or LPN
  6. 6. The phrase "scope of practice" means?
    The task that your are legally permitted to do.
  7. 7. At a minimum, the federal government requires ____ hours of training to become a nursing assistant.
  8. 8. If I tell the person about the care I plan to provide and involve them in making decisions about their care as well as listening and responding to my resident, I am demonstrating which of the five principles of care?
  9. 9. True or False  The quality of seeking to understand another person's situation, point of view or feelings is known as integrity.
    False it is known as Empathy
  10. 10. When the nurse gives you the authority and responsibility to complete task on his or her behalf, this is called____
  11. 11.  The most common type of an acute care facility that provides care to people who become sick or injured suddenly is a/an_____
  12. 12.  Patients with ________ problems would usually be found on an orthopedic unity of a facility.
    Bone and joint
  13. 14.  A patient with cancer is usually found on a/an ________ unit.
  14. 14.  A neonatal unit takes care of which type of patients?
    New borns
  15. 15.  The term _________ is used for a person who receives care in a long term care setting such as a nursing home.
  16. 16. The average stay for a person in a long term care facility is _______ to ________.
    7 months to 2 years
  17. 17.   A chronic condition or illness means_____________________?
    ((Longer than six months ( Acute is LESS than six months)) An illness or injury that is ongoing and usually requires continuous treatment to manage.
  18. 18.  ______________ is difficulty with thinking processes involving memory, reasoning, judgment and language.
    Cognitive impairment
  19. 19.  A person receiving home health care is called a ___________.
  20. 20.  True or False  Medicaid is a government funded insurance program for people who are 65 and older.
  21. True or False  Resident rights guarantee that a person has the right to a private room in a long term care facility.
  22. The law passed by Congress that ensures that residents of nursing homes receive a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle that promotes their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being to the highest degree possible is known as:
    OBRA  (( Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 ))
  23. What is Ombudsman?
    Volunteers who advocate for (act on the behalf of) nursing home residents and their family members to resolve problems related to quality of care
  24. True or False  The government agency charged with keeping workers safe on the job is known as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  25. 25.  True or False  A nursing home resident has the right to know what his/her care will cost.
  26. 26.  As a nursing assistant, you will need to obtain verbal consent before providing care.  This is because of which federal government act?
    The Patient Self - Determination Act
  27. 27.   A Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care is a legal document that
    Gives the responsibility to make decisions on their behalf.
  28. 28.  Which patient information is protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)?

    a. Health Status
    b. Payment of health care
    c. Provision of health care
    d. All of the above
    d. All of the above
  29. 29. Failure to provide for a dependent person's basic needs such as food, water, shelter is known as ___________.
  30. 30.  When you make decisions guided by your knowledge of what is right, meaning good or moral, you are acting __________.
    In a Ethical manner
  31. 31. What is the difference between assault and battery?
    Assault is the fear of being touched in a harmful or unwelcome way.  Battery is actually being touched in a harmful or unwelcome way.
  32. 32.  A nursing assistant fails to lock the brakes on the resident's wheelchair when he/she is transferring the resident from the bed to the wheelchair.  The resident falls and gets a skin tear.  This is an example of ___________.
  33. True or False A nursing assistant but not a licensed nurse can accept gifts of personal belongings or money like a tip from those in your care.
  34. 34.  Human ___________ refers to the social changes, emotional changes
    and cognitive changes as a person moves from one stage of life to the
  35. 35.  True or False  Dementia and incontinence are normal, expected consequences of aging.
  36. 36.  The five basic human needs according to Maslow are:

    1. ___________Needs
    2. ___________Needs
    3. Social Needs
    4. ___________Needs
    5. Self Fulfillment Needs
    • 1. Physical Needs
    • 2. Safety & Security Needs
    • 3. Social Needs
    • 4. Self Esteem Needs
    • 5. Self Fulfillment Needs
  37. 37.  True or False  Maslow's theory states that lower level needs must be met before more advanced needs can be met.
  38. 38.  Helping a person to look and feel his/her best is helping to meet which of the basic needs?
  39. 39. The need to feel emotionally close to another human being and to have that closeness returned is called __________.
  40. 40.  As a nursing assistant, you may take care of someone from a culture that you do not know anything about.  What should you do to provide the best quality care to that resident?
    The best approach is to be aware of areas where a person's culture may influence preferences, then ask what those preferences are and respect them.  Ask specific questions :)
  41. 41. True or False  Once people reach their 60's, they no longer think of themselves as sexual beings.
  42. 42.  The four elements that should be present for effective communication are:

    A. _________
    B. _________
    C. _________
    D. _________
    • A. Sender
    • B. Message
    • C. Reciever
    • D. Conformation
  43. 43. An open-ended question requires more than a simple "yes" or "no".  Which of the following is an open-ended question?

    A. What is your first name?
    B. Was breakfast good today, Miss Saunders?
    C. When were you born, Mrs. Smith?
    D. How do you like your steak prepared, Mr. Jones?
    D. How do you like your steak prepared, Mr. Jones?
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. 44. If I keep looking at my watch when someone is speaking with me, is that an example of positive or negative body language?
  45. 45. Describe two ways of communicating to help orient a person with vision impairment to his/her surroundings:

    1. _____________
    2. _____________
    1. Describe a person's surroundings and tell them what is going on.  Exam: your daughter is here, she's wearing a yellow dress.

    2. When helping the person eat, your chicken is at 12:00, your peas are at 3:00, and your potatoes are at 9:00
  46. 46. True or False  It is best to change the volume of your voice if a hearing-impaired person does not seem to understand what you said to him/her.
  47. 47.  Which word part is the foundation of the word?
    The root
  48. 48.  In hypoglycemia, what is the prefix and what does this prefix mean?
    Hypo - means, under or low.
  49. 49. Shortened forma of words or phrases are called?
  50. 50. What is a care plan?
    The care plan details the Care the person requires, the methods, equipment and frequency for providing care.
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